Headlines for Friday, October 7, 2011

  • Shadwell Turf Mile: Looking for An Upset

    Northern Dancer's influence on the Breeders' Cup Mile is significant, and six of the eight entries in the grade I Shadwell Turf Mile have Northern Dancer in their sire lines.

  • Aid for Racing Protected in MA Gambling Bill

    An amendment to eliminate a slot-machine facility that would dedicate 9% of gross revenue to the horse racing industry in Massachusetts as part of expanded gambling legislation was killed in the Senate Oct. 6.

  • Wait-and-See for Ohio Racetrack Relocations

    If the Ohio Supreme Court were to rule that video lottery terminals can't be installed at racetracks in the state, attempts to move tracks to new locations would be dropped.

  • Keeneland Presidents Round Table: Part 4

    To celebrate Keeneland's 75th anniversary, BloodHorse.com presents a video series with Keeneland Presidents Bill Greely, Nick Nicholson, and James E. “Ted” Bassett III discussing Keeneland through the years. Part 4 includes a discussion of full-card simulcasting, the ups-and-downs of the sale company, and the old sale pavilion.